Saturday, December 17, 2011

Even bankers are hoarding food

Extract from an article in today's Daily Mail:

‘It is not “crazies” buying this,’ says James Blake, whose company Emergency Food Storage specialises in freeze-dried foods. ‘We get a lot of high-powered business people as customers. Most people buy insurance for their health, their house or their life — this is food insurance.  
‘Of course, we hope it never happens, but if there is a major catastrophe, then money is not going to be worth much after a couple of days. It will be food that becomes the most needed thing.’  
Dave Hannah and his company B-Prep sell similar products. He says a number of his customers are bankers. Their average spend is £3,000.

1 comment:

Paddington said...

How many of them have enough water and cooking fuel? Generally speaking, these are not practical people.